Essays Tagged: "sympathize"

An analysis of how the author gains the sympathy of the reader in "Shooting an Elephant," by George Orwell

in Burma, struggling with his morals,and showing a sense of compassion for the dying animal.Readers sympathize with Orwell because they can relate to his emotions inthe moments before the shooting. Be ... red for the beast was not his motive. Orwellrepeats the he does not want to kill it and the readers sympathize with him.Almost everyone has been in a situation were he or she could not base a decision ...

(3 pages) 240 0 4.6 Aug/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

John Fowles The Collector. AP British Literature: Pick a novel of literary merit in which a character in the novel is decidedly evil but which the reader holds sympathy for.MLA style.

ate to him. The vicious way Miranda treats Clegg, who is of a lower social status, makes the reader sympathize with Clegg, dulling the evil nature of his crime.Ferdinand Clegg, raised by his Aunt Anni ... her and be her friend, to be able to watch her openly and love her (14).The reader cannot help but sympathize with Ferdinand because of the tragic nature of Clegg's treatment by others. Clegg won a l ...

(4 pages) 102 0 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Who is the main character in Shakespeare's Othello? Othello or Iago?

y as the villain, the main plot of the play emanates around Othello as changes occur. The audiences sympathize with Othello throughout his heroic rise and tragic fall, thus proving him as the main cha ... r shall content my soul till I am evened with him, wife for wife..."(2,1,297.) The audiences do not sympathize with this villain, but rather tremble of fear as he carries on his plan.The biggest diffe ...

(3 pages) 158 0 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

James Joyce's "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man". The assignment was to write a well thought out comment on each chapter of the book.

it makes the book difficult to comprehend. As we are lead through Stephen's experiences at school I sympathize with the various situations that he encounters.Stephen's character is easy to relate to b ...

(5 pages) 86 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Waiting for the Barbarians" by J.M. Coetzee.

ovel I couldn't put it down. Coetzee's prose was excellent.It was hard for me at first to relate or sympathize with the main character because even though he had sympathy for oppressed, he was a part ...

(1 pages) 63 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Oedipus rex by Sophocles.

lect, and inquiry.Sophocles portrayed Oedipus as an amiable character that the Greek audience could sympathize with and perhaps even relate with. The audience saw a respectable figure, which did not s ... the aim of their Eudaimonia. ("N.E." 397) The Greek audience for which Sophocles wrote could easily sympathize with Oedipus in his play. This is due to the fact that Oedipus was struck down from his p ...

(12 pages) 151 0 1.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

"The Shelter of Each Other" by Mary Popher.

erican culture during the 1990s has been too difficult for many families to handle. Pipher tries to sympathize with families' effort to survive a difficult era and connects family problems to larger c ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

In Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein".

rs to keep him from going insane. Walton desires the friendship of a man to have someone who he can sympathize with. The sole purpose of the monster is to find a companion to learn from and not be a t ...

(4 pages) 41 0 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Composition II, Short Essay on Edgar Allen Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado".

of this story, who pledges revenge upon Fortunato for an insult. Poe does not intend the reader to sympathize with Montresor because Fortunato has wronged him, but rather to judge him. Poe told the s ...

(2 pages) 97 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Ernest Hamingway in "Cat In The Rain" tells about a couple having problems.

ities, but the other hand these "wishes" are symbolic of a deeply-felt human need with which we can sympathizeThe hotel keeper's attitude towards her is like a father. It is quite different from her h ...

(2 pages) 90 1 4.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The theme of Susan Glaspell's "A Jury of Her Peers".

her peers." Minnie's "peers" consist of two women, Mrs. Hale and Mrs. Peters, who can relate to and sympathize with Minnie's daily life. These two women will not only discover the evidence against her ...

(2 pages) 115 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An essay on Edward's Syndrome also known as Trisomy 18.

fortunately becomes a victim of such ailment. That is exactly why, many can find in their hearts to sympathize not just for the baby, but as well as their parents who treasure and deeply love their in ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A College Education: Is it Worth $100,000?

four college graduates who expected more opportunity when they graduated with a four year degree. I sympathize with these men and women who are working in jobs that do promote their ability. Jim McKay ... ur whole life that something's gonna happened then the opposite happens, you feel cheated." (230) I sympathize with Jim McKay, especially now that I'm in college and will be facing the same thing in a ...

(4 pages) 81 0 4.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Book review of The Time Machine by H.G. Wells.

Although she adds little in the way of intellectual value to the story, Weena causes the reader to sympathize with the Eloi. H. G. Wells portrays a world full of life, but of the two races that inhab ...

(2 pages) 58 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This essay describes the use of humor in the novel Grendel.

ot cross the reader's mind that these are people Grendle is killing. The humor allows the reader to sympathize with Grendel's position, that of the predator. The prey is not meaningful, only nutritiou ...

(4 pages) 26 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Essay explaining in depth one of the comments in the book "Things Fall Apart."

rs while placing no harsh or critical judgement on them. Because of this, I believe that Achebe can sympathize and indentify with thesecharacters and these feelings."Ikemefuna felt his legs melting un ... most of the characters as well. This is what Achebe can relate to. He truely seems to relate to and sympathize with people who have been hurt and has felt the pain that Nwoye felt on two separate occa ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of "the piano" by D.H. Lawrence

ty.The imagery in this poem helps to describe a picture in the reader's mind so that the reader can sympathize with the speaker during his journeys into the past. In the first stanza, in the first lin ...

(3 pages) 95 0 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Jane Eyre is nothing more than a simply love story?" Discuss

vel also has a unique detail on characterisation, which allows the readers to really understand and sympathize with the characters, especially Jane and Edward Rochester. There are many reasons as to w ...

(10 pages) 93 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Representation of Ned Kelly in Texts

rk Creek, the Jerilderie robbery and Glenrowan. Ned Kelly and Sister Kate position the responder to sympathize with Ned Kelly and his gang, portraying their actions as reasonable responses to police p ... the film, the composer has effectively manipulated the viewers emotion, positioning the audience to sympathize with Ned. In this scene, Ned is shown rescuing a drowning boy. There is choral music, pre ...

(7 pages) 24 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Paradise Lost by John Milton Essay Title: Is God Just?

). However, throughout the story he displays many human-like characteristics that enable readers to sympathize with him. After being thrown out of paradise, Satan expresses remorse and reflects upon " ...

(6 pages) 121 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith